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  • Iran no-spoiler alert

    By Marty Kaplan

    November 25, 2013 | 10:36 am

    So where are we in the Iran narrative?

    I mean no disrespect to the victims of Iran’s terrorist clients, or the existential fears of Israelis and world Jewry, or U.S. security interests in the Middle East by calling it a narrative. Real events do happen in the real world, but...

  • May 13, 2013

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 13, 2013 | 3:23 am

    The US

    Headline: UK's Cameron on U.S. trip to learn Boston lessons, discuss Syria

    To Read: According to Jordan Chandler Hirsch and Sam Kleiner, whether you are in favor of increased US involvement in Middle East affairs or against it, Israel is the answer-

    Iran, to be...

  • Lack of deal with Iran on nuclear talks alarms Russia

    January 11, 2013 | 10:26 am

    Russia expressed alarm on Friday that no date or venue had been agreed for a new round of talks between global powers and Iran over Tehran's nuclear program.

    Iran, which denies Western accusations it is seeking to develop a capability to make nuclear weapons, said last week it...

  • Iran may still be years away from any nuclear-armed missile

    October 2, 2012 | 9:09 am

    Iran already has enough low-enriched uranium for several atomic bombs if refined to a high degree but it may still be a few years away from being able to build a nuclear-armed missile if it decided to go down that path.

    Israel's warning last week that Iran will be on the brink of...

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  • Iran closer to attaining nuclear weapon than previously thought, new intelligence reveals

    August 6, 2012 | 4:54 pm

    New intelligence information obtained by Israel and four Western countries indicates that Iran has made greater progress on developing nuclear weapons than the West had previously realized, according to Western diplomats and Israeli officials who are closely involved in efforts to...

  • June 21, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    June 21, 2012 | 2:06 am

    Noteworthy

    Syria: desperate long shot to end impasse

    The latest initiative by Britain and the US on Syria take a new diplomatic tack, but it may be too late for negotiations, writes Ian Black in the Guardian.

    On a day that saw the International Red Cross pleading for access to...

  • ‘Israel can live with nuclear Iran just as US lives with more fearsome adversaries’

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 5, 2012 | 7:11 am

    Paul R. Pillar, professor of security studies at Georgetown University and former CIA counter-terrorism expert, discusses Iran’s nuclear ambitions and global efforts to curtail them.

    You recently wrote that “the absence of a deal after Istanbul or later rounds of talks is...

  • Now is the time for a determined course of action on Iran

    February 9, 2012 | 4:02 pm

    Counterpoint: Will AIPAC and Bibi get their war?

    We should not be too surprised that Iran continues to defy international calls to open its nuclear program to greater scrutiny and transparency. Even as the toughest U.S. sanctions yet were enacted, and Europe was considering a ban on...

  • On Iranian nuclear issue, mixed signals proliferate

    January 31, 2012 | 2:58 pm

    Israel, the United States and Iran have all gone deep into mixed-signals territory.

    Conversations with Israeli officials, including Defense Minister Ehud Barak, left one prominent journalist convinced that Israel will strike Iran by year’s end. Yet two weeks ago, Barak had said...

  • Persian Gulf tensions mount as U.S. engages Israel on Iran

    January 2, 2012 | 2:40 pm

    The Obama administration is engaged in a full-court press to persuade Israel that Iran’s nuclear threat can be contained short of war.

    The U.S. lobbying has received a mixed reception from Israel, where the Netanyahu government has not ruled out a unilateral strike on Iran.

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  • Ex-Iran President’s U.S. Visit Is Slap in the Face

    By Pooya Dayanim

    September 7, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The issuance of a U.S. visa to Mohammad Khatami, former president of the Islamic Republic of Iran until he was succeeded by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and Khatami's presence this week on U.S. soil, is an insult to the American people, a slap in the face to Iran's pro-democracy movement, a...